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If you drive, you should be aware of certain signs that could mean car trouble. Some of these signs are obvious while others are more subtle and should be monitored closely. These four car issues are particularly concerning.
If you have…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on March 19, 2018 at 8:09am — No Comments
When you purchase a car, you do your best to find a quality car that will provide you with reliable service for years. However, over the years, wear and tear will take its toll. Even the most well-maintained vehicles will eventually break down. In some cases, the car is involved in an accident, and the driver…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on March 14, 2018 at 2:36pm — No Comments
The benefits of washing your car weekly, especially in the winter month, can really help to preserve your investment and keep your vehicle looking amazing. If you think that washing your car weekly is a chore that you could put off for a few more weeks, you might…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 13, 2018 at 8:24am — No Comments
Retaining a position is always harder than achieving it. This applies to sports, life, culture, and of course – the automotive industry. Every business has its specific features; however, what we all strive for is to keep our customers happy. Every dealership today needs to meet consumer…Continue
Added by Thomas F. Jung on March 12, 2018 at 5:40am — No Comments
Selling a car, same as selling anything else, is not about what you have but how much you can charge for it. Now, what a lot of people don’t know is that a price is not an objective metric. This is not necessarily a bad thing, seeing as how it opens up an opportunity for you to get paid more for the same vehicle. Still, there are some things you need to do in order to boost the price.…Continue
Added by John Tailor on March 11, 2018 at 11:03pm — No Comments
As vehicles drive on the road, they are constantly being bombarded with debris. Whether the debris comes from other vehicles, the road, or the air, these objects can be harmful to a car’s windshield. Small cracks can often go unnoticed, but once a…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on March 7, 2018 at 11:36am — No Comments
Your Trust Dashboard Part 1
Do you know the #1 reason women choose a particular dealership to buy a car over another? It’s TRUST. Surprised? Many dealers think the lowest price is the top reason. Research shows women seek a trusted advisor first to help them navigate the myriad of choices when selecting a vehicle. This means your dealership’s perceived level of trust by guests and buyers has a direct impact…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on March 7, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments
For many Americans, a car is the primary method of transportation.
The problem is that cars typically need more repairs the older they get, and those repairs can cost a pretty penny. If your car has been acting up and you want to keep your repair bills to a…
Added by Kara Masterson on March 5, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments
Having functional brakes is extremely important for your car. Without them, you could be involved in a serious accident. Here are some signs that your brakes are in need of repair.
Abnormal noises upon braking…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on March 5, 2018 at 9:14am — No Comments
For many drivers, buying a new car is a tantalizing dream — one that always seems just out of reach. It can feel difficult to justify the expense, especially with so many high quality used vehicles available. This is unfortunate, because buying a new car is both easier and more affordable than many…Continue
Of the many classic American muscle cars, Ford’s Mustang is probably the most beloved and iconic. If you have a classic Mustang, you own not only a car, but a small piece of American automotive history. Your Mustang, though, may not be in the best shape after all of…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 1, 2018 at 1:26pm — No Comments
There’s nothing that matches the feeling of pulling into your driveway in a new vehicle. That is until you start to look around and realize all the hazards that exist which can damage the look of your new vehicle. Whether it’s brand new or new-to-you, you’ll want…Continue
Added by Meghan Belnap on March 1, 2018 at 11:20am — No Comments
Is There Such Thing As Second Hand Car Tires?
Although every driver on the road would like to be riding on brand new tires with fresh tread, there are sometimes in life (aka when totally broke) when one must opt for the second best option: used tires. If your funds are operating low, there are often some good used ones on the market that can suffice until you can afford better ones for your car. By "used" I don't mean the worn out tires which have run for thousands of…Continue
Added by Stephen Denos on February 28, 2018 at 3:16am — No Comments
A car emergency can happen in the blink of an eye, and you might find yourself struggling with an expensive and time-consuming problem if you aren’t careful. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and some research, you can make sure that you move past these…Continue
Added by Meghan Belnap on February 23, 2018 at 9:32am — No Comments
One of the most common questions asked during the process of buying a car is whether to buy one new or used. Although this is a tricky question to answer, your best option is to buy a new car over its counterpart. Here’s what you need about a new car over a used…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on February 23, 2018 at 7:47am — No Comments
Buying a new vehicle can be a major investment, and the steps that you take before heading to the dealership could help you avoid an expensive mistake. Even seemingly minor issues such as an old…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on February 22, 2018 at 12:10pm — No Comments
She is your number one referral source and the key decision maker of 85% of all purchases at your dealership.
We recently had the distinct privilege of interviewing…Continue
Added by Anne Fleming on February 21, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments
Car insurance can get fairly expensive, regardless of where you live. You can easily find yourself paying too much and if you’re a fairly safe driver, you have every reason to be concerned. While it is possible to get a better deal, you might need some advice on how to go…Continue
Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 20, 2018 at 4:41pm — No Comments
The concept is quite simple; give used car dealers a place to list their inventory, send them free leads, and get someone else to pay for it! Seems simple enough right?
www.UsedCarsForSale.com staff is signing 100+ dealers per week to their state-of-the-art automotive classified site that they espouse as being “free for life” to any and all car dealers with used car inventory. For any dealers with doubts as to the expected veracity of this…Continue
Added by Kelly Kleinman on February 20, 2018 at 12:36pm — No Comments
January 1 saw the enactment of Tennessee House Bill 141, to the collective groan of consumers. In a nutshell, this new law prevents consumers from suing car dealers if they purchase a used vehicle with an open safety recall, as long as it was…Continue
Added by Chris Miller on February 15, 2018 at 5:10am — No Comments